Writing Tutor (including Passaic County-College, Rutgers, UMDNJ, Newark Literacy Campaign)
Adult literacy tutor
Contributions to the PCCC Writing Center Blog (ongoing):
Featured Content on BlogHer.com
Fall 2012 Paper “‘my sweet old etcetera’: Reading and Critiquing the Erotic in E. E. Cummings’ Poetry” published in SPRING: The Journal of the E. E. Cummings Society
“Erato” published in Rutgers’ “The Anthologist“
Areas of Research
The life and work of E. E. Cummings
19th century Speculative Fiction
Gothic literature and culture
Queer Cinema(s) and LGBTQ representation in US culture
This is a continuation of a paper from grad school, expanding from the original boundaries of science fiction to consider horror, fantasy, and other intersections of genre. While academic, I have elected to keep it in a conversational and even flippant tone to make the research and criticism more accessible and entertaining.
The Thinking 30Something is an avenue to discuss practical writing skills (resumes, etc) as well as aspects of career-building and professionalism for young adults. As I keep tutoring, I have begun to include basic writing advice as well to emphasize my professional work.